We are dedicated to reducing health disparities in local and global communities with
an unwavering focus on social justice. Our mission is to promote the health and well
being of local and global communities through education, service, and research with
a focus on underserved populations. This mission is achieved by employing a multidimensional
program of study that combines a broad public health base with specific training in
three specialty concentrations: Community Action for Health, Global Health, and Health Equity and Criminal Justice.
News & Events
NEW: MPH HEALTH EQUITY & CRIMINAL JUSTICE CONCENTRATION
Touro University California's Master of Public Health Program is the first graduate
program to offer an MPH concentration in Health Equity and Criminal Justice (HECJ).Learn More!
We know that we affect the environment, but how does the environment affect us and
Join us for a series of 6 lectures by nationally recognized leaders in the field as
we examine environmental risks to our health - particularly the disproportionate risks
borne by low-income communities and communities of color.
This issue will examine how digital health interventions, such as telemedicine, email,
social media, mobile phone apps and even wearable devices, are helping improve the
health of hard-to-reach populations including those living in poverty or rural areas,
those who wish not to be found because of social stigma or fear of legal authorities
or those who are disadvantaged because they are illiterate or disabled.
Public Health Program Graduate Brie Reed, MPH begins a fellowship with the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA) as a participant of the ASPPH/EPA Environmental Health Fellowship Program. See the article in ASPPH News. Congratulations Brie!
The Public Health Program successfully completed its first course in the Health Equity
and Criminal Justice emphasis, Spring 2019. The class included TUC students as well
as members of the community.
The 13th Annual Public Health Program Hero Awards 2019 Ceremony and Dinnerwas a successful and inspiring evening attended by students, faculty, community members
and our TUC leadership Provost Sarah Sweitzer and CEHS Dean Lisa Norton.
Congratulations to the 2019 Public Health Heroes and special thanks to Keynote Speaker
Mike McLively, Director of the Giffords Law Center's Urban Gun Violence Initiative,
Mel Orpilla representing Congressman Mike Thompson and Jana Modena representing Assemblyman
Tim Grayson and State Senator Bill Dodd who presented our Heros with Certificates
of Special Congressional Recognition and California State Legislature Recognition.
MPH Alum News - The Touro California Record highlights:
The Touro University of California Public Health Program and the Oakland, California
based non-profit organization Exonerated Nation collaborate for the California Exoneree Health & Well-Being Project (CEHW) to study the current
state of physical, mental, and emotional health among California exonerees and their
needs for immediate and long-term support. Learn more in the CEHW newsletter.